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Posting from SLA August 21, 2006

Posted by L Wolfe in Job Stuff.
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2007 UNITED NATIONS COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION

For U.S. citizens seeking junior professional posts.

EXAMINATION CRITERIA (all must be met)

1. Be no more than 32 years old as of December 31, 2007 (UN requirement).
2. Have at least an undergraduate degree (advanced degree is a definite advantage) in one of the following occupational fields or related areas:

· Economics
· Legal Affairs
· Library and Information Management
· Publishing and Printing
· Radio Producers (Arabic & Spanish)
· Security
· Statistics

3. Be fluent in English and/or French, the two working languages of the Secretariat. Knowledge of additional official languages of the UN (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) is a definite advantage. For Radio Producers, Arabic and/or Spanish required.

NOTE: A maximum of 50 individuals will be allowed to take the exam per occupational group. If applicants exceed 50, only the most qualified will be selected.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2006

Detailed information and application forms may be obtained at:
http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/examin/exam.htm

Examination will be held in February 2007 in New York City. Exact date and any additional testing sites to be determined. Travel expenses to and from exam site will NOT be paid by the UN or U.S. Government.

For further information please email

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